As Executive Director of the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, Jill Kowalski has seen a sea change take place in the building industry in recent years.
These days, everyone is looking for ways to cut costs. Charlie Szoradi has been doing just that for decades through sustainable design projects and a 'green message' that almost anyone can get behind.
In the past year, building innovations have provided Philadelphia with a number of affordable and sustainable homes. Could a new prefab design--the weeHouse--bring affordable green homes to Kensington?
An inflatable-suit sumo wrestling match, beer-themed burlesque, morning bikerides to brewpubs and other unusual events will mark Philly's annual Beer Week beginning Friday, March 6, through Sunday, March 15.
Chinese New Year 2009 in Philadelphia
Even as Philadelphia's 'beer renaissance' has put craft beer taps in neighborhood bars across the city, a quieter movement toward classic cocktail culture and pre-Prohibition mixology is gaining a loyal following